Founding Partners

Avira

Avira protects people in the connected world – enabling everyone to manage, secure, and improve their digital lives. The Avira umbrella covers a portfolio of security and performance applications for Windows, Android, Mac, and iOS. In addition, the reach of our protective technologies extends through OEM partnerships. Our security solutions consistently achieve best-in-class results in independent tests for detection, performance, and usability. Avira is a privately-owned company that employs 500 people. A portion of Avira's sales support the Auerbach Foundation, which assists education, children, and families in need.

Kaspersky

Kaspersky is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1997. Kaspersky’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into innovative security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky technologies and we help 270,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them.

Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes was founded on the principle that everyone has the fundamental right to a malware-free existence. Every product we make is built on that premise. Our team of more than 600 malware hunters, software engineers, and security industry veterans has been awarded six patents for our innovative technology. And our tech is validated by the results—millions of folks and businesses worldwide rely on Malwarebytes code to protect what’s important.

WWP EN

Founded in 2014, the European Network for the Work with Perpetrators of Domestic Violence (WWP EN) is the only network worldwide bringing together organisations and practitioners from the field of perpetrator work. We enable capacity building, knowledge exchange and growth, supporting our members from all over Europe in ending domestic violence and addressing the men causing harm. We believe that responsible perpetrator work is a crucial part of ending violence against women and children.

Operation: Safe Escape

Operation Safe Escape is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that assists victims of domestic violence and associated crimes. We Educate and train victims in various methods of personal, physical, and digital safety, help them to Escape their abusers by erasing their digital footprint and protecting themselves in the real world, and Empower them by working to increase their privacy and overall safety.

Electronic Frontier Foundation

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. We work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows.

G Data

With its comprehensive cyber defence services, the inventor of antivirus software enables companies to defend themselves against cybercrime. Over 500 employees provide digital security for companies and users. Research and development are carried out in Germany. G DATA uses nextgen AI technology, endpoint protection and penetration testing for its protection, and offers incident response and awareness training to defend companies effectively. G DATA solutions have received numerous awards, the most recent being a double victory at the PUR Award for malware protection and email security.

National Network to End Domestic Violence

NNEDV’s Safety Net project focuses on the intersection of technology and gender-based violence by 1) Educating victims, advocates, & communities, 2) AdvisingWorking with technology companies, 3) Training legal professionals law enforcement, 4) Advocating for survivor-centered policies, & 5) Supporting international efforts in Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the Netherlands. TechSafety.org

Weisser Ring

WEISSER RING is the only nationwide active victim support organisation in Germany. Our volunteers work in accordance to these professional standards.

The victim support provided by WEISSER RING is based on the idea of offering free help to victims of crime. The victim support workers provide one-to-one assistance in a voluntary and professional capacity. They have diverse life and work experience and are trained to act as contact person and guide so as to recognise each victim’s situation and provide suitable assistance.

Our civic engagement helps victims of crime to rebuild their lives after being victimized. We also cooperate with other full-time and voluntary organisations and partners in a constructive network. We are independent from state funding and we are committed to help victims of crime. The help offered by WEISSER RING is free of charge and is guaranteed for everyone, including non-members.

Special Advisor - Martijn Grooten